The benefits of Organic Cotton
Many of us suffer from allergies and skin diseases, and clothing made of synthetic fibers can sometimes be blamed for this, as can certain detergents that are too irritating. To limit skin irritations, it is advisable to choose natural materials such as cotton.
The culture of the classic cotton
Cotton is widely used in the textile industry for the manufacture of clothing, household linen and bed linen. Unfortunately the cultivation of cotton requires a lot of watering and pesticides, it is one of the most polluting crops on the planet using ¼ of the pesticides sold in the world.
The chemical treatments used are harmful to the staff operating cotton crops. These harmful substances remain in the fibers and are irritating to people with sensitive skin, they can cause skin irritation, especially in babies and people with eczema.
For many reasons it is preferable to choose Organic Cotton, a cotton grown in accordance with the standards of organic farming.
Organic Cotton is more respectful of the environment
Organic Cotton is grown only with natural compost and natural insecticides. It is guaranteed GMO-free and requires much less watering than conventional cotton. As its culture does not use chemicals it limits the contamination of water. It is therefore more respectful of the environment. In addition, the rotation of crops in organic farming allows the soil to be oxygenated and to preserve its richness.
The cultivation of Organic Cotton ensures better working conditions for farmers and harvesters, thanks to the use of substances that are less harmful to their health.
Organic Cotton is softer and more respectful of the skin
Organic Cotton is also healthier because of its structure which allows a good air circulation between the fibers. It limits excessive perspiration, avoids the proliferation of bacteria and allows a better regulation of the temperature.